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Man caught on camera dragging woman while trying to steal her purse

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He needed money to buy drugs so he tried to grab a woman's purse as she was leaving a grocery store in Tamuning. 

Roger Towai, 23, is accused of approaching a woman from behind and grabbing her black purse. The victim, however, refused to let go and fell to the ground, while Towai dragged her. He eventually ran off empty-handed.

Towai was caught surveillance video. Police later picked him up at an apartment building. He was charged with attempted third degree robbery and attempted theft.

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